Getting to Know Our In-Home Care Franchise
At Visiting Angels®, we specialize in helping elderly adults stay at home while dealing with any age-related challenges. Our in-home care franchise organization offers holistic senior care services delivered in the comfort of care recipients’ homes by compassionate professional caregivers. Because we are focused on helping others in everything we do, franchise owners can look forward to a fulfilling experience and rewarding work that makes a difference in the lives of their fellow community members.
Frequently Asked Questions About Our In-Home Care Franchise
If you’re interested in joining our franchise family, we would love to share more information with you about what you can expect as a franchisee. Below, we’ve listed some frequently asked questions and answers to help you get to know our in-home care franchise.
Is prior industry experience needed to purchase a Visiting Angels in-home care franchise?
No, it is not necessary for you to have previously worked in senior care in order to become a Visiting Angels franchisee or succeed in running an in-home care business.
We are experts in the industry, and you can draw on our wealth of knowledge and experience at any time. Most importantly, we’ve leveraged our expertise to build a business model that helps franchisees avoid common pitfalls and get on the road to success in this thriving industry.
What kinds of training programs are available?
We provide all the training you need to confidently get your business up and running. We offer six days of intensive hands-on, classroom-style training to fully prepare you to open your Visiting Angels franchise. Additionally, we provide a year-long webinar course and ongoing field training and support that helps you stay up to date with industry standards.
What types of marketing support do you offer?
We have a comprehensive national marketing and branding program that includes broadcast media and print and digital marketing. Our goal is to ensure the Visiting Angels name is recognized and trusted by families nationwide, so franchisees can focus on developing relationships at the community level.
In fact, according to a survey by Franchise Business Review, our marketing and promotions support was rated 33% higher than the benchmark for the senior care industry, and over 90% of surveyed franchisees rated it above average.
What costs and fees do I need to know about?
The franchise fee for our business opportunities starts as low as $49,950, and the royalty fees are 3.5% of revenues. This is significantly lower than the 5-7% some other in-home care franchises charge, and decreases to an even lower 3% at higher volumes.
How long can I expect it to take to open my in-home care franchise?
The time from purchasing your franchise to your first day of business depends on a number of factors, including licensing requirements, which can vary significantly from state to state. On average, it takes between 120 and 150 days to open a Visiting Angels franchise.
What goes on during a typical day in the life of a Visiting Angels franchisee?
Franchisees have the opportunity to develop meaningful relationships with seniors and their families, as well as local caregivers who share their values and are focused on helping them reach their goals. As a result, the work of a Visiting Angels franchisee can be incredibly rewarding.
When your day revolves around improving the quality of life of some of the most vulnerable members of your community, you can take pride in the work you do and look forward to not only earning a profit, but also making a difference in the world.
If you have more questions about our in-home care franchise or want to learn about our specific franchise opportunities, don’t hesitate to reach out to the franchising team at Visiting Angels! Just give us a call at 800-365-4189 today or request more information online.